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pursuits, but also with other societies or associations whose objects are kindred to ours, whether in this conutry or foreign lands, and to preserve a journal of such correspondence in the archives of the society.

3. To collect and arrange for convenient examination, standard agriculturnl works and periodical publications, together with such models, machines, and implements as may be donated to, or otherwise acquired, by the society.

4. To investigate, as far as practicable, the nature of fertilizers, indigenous and cultivated plants, insects injurious to vegetation, etc., and to collect and preserve such specimens thereof as will illustrate the natural history and agricultural resources, condition, and progress of the state.

5. To institute and collect reports therefrom, needed experiments relative to the preparation of the various soils of the state for economical culture, the cultivation of different grains, fruits, and garden vegetables, the breeding and raising of stock, etc.

6. To visit, by the advice of the executive committee, or as his own judgment may direct, the various portions of the state, and to give lectures on the science and practice of agriculture, wherever and whenever they may be deemed most necessary or desirable.

7. To co-operate with the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the agent of the Normal-School Board, for the introduction and use in the schools of Wisconsin, of standard works on agriculture and the other industrial arts and sciences.

8. To attend as many as possible of the industrial exhibitions of this country, particularly the county fairs of Wisconsin; to co-operate with the president and special committee of arrangements for the judicious preparation and management of our state exhibition; and to have the sole supervision and control of the office of entry thereat.

9. To carefully prepare and superintend the publication of the Annual Report of the Society to the Governor of the State, embodying therein the proceedings of the State Agricultural Bociety, an abstract of the reports of the incorporated County Agricultural Societies of the State, and such reports, essays, and addresses, or other matter of information as may be calculated to enhance the value of said Report.

Finally, it shall be his duty, not only by the means above named, but also through such other instrumentalities as he may devise, and the committee approve, to devote himself faithfully and unreservedly to the promotion of the industrial interests of the state.

It shall be the duty of the Treasurer1. To receive primarily and exclusively all moneys due the society from whatever

source.

2. To keep a full and faithful record of all receipts of moneys coming into his hands, and of the sources whence derived, in a book specially furnished by and belonging to the society, and to have the same open, at all reasonable times, to the inspection of any person or persons authorized by the executive committee to make such examination.

3. To likewise keep an exact record of every order by him paid; and such record must be verified by the proper vouchers, showing that the sums therein named have been by him so paid.

SECTION III.

OF MEETINGS.

The Executive Committee shall meet annually, on the day preceding the day on which the annual meeting of the society is held, on the first Tuesday of February, and again on the first day of the annual fair.

They shall also meet at the call of the Secretary, the President, and a Vice-President of the society concurring-and may adjourn to any stated time.

SECTION IV.

OF A QUORUM.

At any meeting of the Executive Committee, four members thereof shall consttute a quorum for the transaction of business.

SECTION V.

OF PERMANENT COMMITTEES.

There shall be two permanent committees of the Executive Committee, which shall be respectively styled the Standing Committee and the Finance Committee.

The Standing Committee shall consist of the President, the Secretary, and the Treasurer, who shall have power in the recess of the Executive Committee to draw orders on the treasury for all necessary, current incidental expenses. But the Executive Committee shall have authority, and are hereby required to revise the proceedings or transactions of said Standing Committee, and endorse or disprove of the

same.

The Finance Committee shall consist of the President and Treasurer, and it shall be their duty to suggest means for increasing the revenues of the Society.

They shall also have authority to invest any portion of the funds of the Society that may from time to time be set apart, by the Executive Committee for investment, disposing of such funds upon such terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the said Executive Committee.

Each of the above-named sub-committees shall be responsible for the faithful discharge of their duties to the Executive Committee, to whom an appeal may at any time be taken from their acts or decisions.

The auditing, adjusting, allowing, or rejecting of all bills, claims, or demands, of whatsoever nature, against the Society, and the issuing of orders upon the Treasurer for the payment of the same-except for the current, incidental expenses of the Society, as by this section already provided for—shall devolve upon the Executive Committee; and it shall be the duty of said Committee to annually examine the books, papers and vouchers of the Treasurer and Secretary, and compare the same, and adjust the accounts between those officers and the Society, and to report thereon at the Annual Meeting in December.

SECTION VI.

OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS.

The following order of business shall be observed at all the meetings of the Executive Committee:

1. Reading the minutes of the preceding meeting.
2. Reading the minutes and reports of the Standing Committee.
3. Reading the minutes and reports of the Finance Committee.
4. Report of Auditing Committee.
5. Report from Special Committees.
6. Communications from the Secretary.
7. Communications from Members of the Committee.
8. Unfinished business.
9. Miscellaneous business.

This order of business may be suspended, however, at any time, by a vote of the majority of the members present.

SECTION VII.

OF THE FISCAL YEAR.

The fiscal year of this Society shall commence on the first Wednesday of December in each year, and all annual reports of the year previous shall be made up to that time,

SECTION VIII.

OF THE EXPIRATION OF THE TERMS OF OFFICE. The terms of office of all officers of the Society shall expire on the 31st day of December, in each year.

SECTION IX.

OF AMENDMENTS.

These By-Laws may be amended at any regular meeting of the Executive Committee, by a vote of eight of the members thereof.

LIFE-MEMBERS.

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Adams, James. Adams, Isaac Adams, L. L.. Alexander, O. Allen, J. W. Allen, W.C. Allen, H. M. Allis, Edward P Angel, R. R.. Angel, W. H. Atkins, Albert R.. Atwood, Charles D.. Atwood, David.. Atwood, Wm. T Atwood, R. J. Armour, P. D Armstrong, L. G.. Arnold, I. M ... Aspinwall, D. M.. Ayres, J. W. Babbitt, Clinton. Babbitt, D. H Bacon, J. P Bacon, W. D. Bailey, A.P. Bailey, M. T.. Baker, Rob’t H. Barlass, Andrew . Barlass, David.... Barnes, George Barrows, E. Š.. Barry, James. Bates, A.C. Beecroft, W. G. Bement, E Bemis, Jervis. Benedict, J. D. Benedict, S. G. Benedict, W. G. Benson, S. W.... Billings, Earl. Bird, I.' w. Bird, T. E Bishop, John C Black, John Blair, Franklin J Blanchard, Willard. Bliss, C. M.

Janesville. Bostwick, J. M Cottage Grove. Bostwick, R. M. Stoners Prairie. Bonnell, James Milwaukee. Bonnell, Lansing Janesville. Boorse, Henry Delavan.

Boyce, A. A. Evansville. Boyd, 'R. B. Milwaukee. Bowen, J. B. Janesville. Bowman, J M. Sun Prairie. Bradley, C. T. Milwaukee. Braley, A. B Madison.

Brazea, Benj. Madison.

Briggs, F San Francisco Brockway, E. P Madison.

Brodhead, E. H.. Milwaukee. Brown, Jas. J Boscobel.

Brown, B. F Milwaukee. Brown, T. Farmington Bruce, A.T Kenosha.

Bryan, John.

Bryant, D. D. Beloit.

Bryant, G. E. Janesville. Bull, Stephen. Westport.

Bullard, Jas. Waukesha. Bump, N. P.. Sun Prairie. Bunker, Geo. Madison.

Burgess, J. M Racine.

Bush, Samuel Emerald Grove. Button, Henry H Emerald Grove. Burnham, Miles Janesville. Burnham, A., Jr. Chicago.

Burnham, J. L Fitchburg.

Byrne, John A. Janesville. Madison.

Casar, Wm... Oregon.

Camp, H. H Footville.

Capron, Geo. Bristol.

Carleton, W. D. Providence, R. I. Carpenter, J. A. Milwaukee.

Carpenter, J. E Bloomfield. Carpenter, J. H. Madison.

Carpenter, S. D. Jefferson.

Carr, N. B. Madison.

Carr, Joseph S. Fond du Lac. Carter, A. M. Milwaukee. Carter, Guy Milwaukee. Carver, P.s. Windsor.

Cary, J Iowa.

Case, J. I

Janesville. Janesville. Milwaukee. Milwaukee. Granville. Lodi. Milwaukee. Madison. Madison. Milwaukee. Madison, Wauwatosa. Buffalo, N. Y. Ripon. Milwaukee. Madison. Fitchburg. Madison. Milwaukee. Cross Plains. Madison. Madison. Racine. Evansville. Janesville. Madison. Janesville. Milwaukee. Milwaukee. Danville. Milwaukee. Milwaukee. Madison.

Janesville. Milwaukee. Madison. Sun Prairie. Waukesha. Windsor. Madison. Madison. Madison. Eau Claire. Johnstown. Janesville. Delivan. Milwaukee. Racine.

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De La Matyr, W. A. Elkhorn. Delaplaine, G. P... Madison. De Mor, A. B.. Milwaukee. Dewey, Nelson Cassville. Dewolf

, E.... Chicago. Devoe, A. B.

McFarland. Dexter, W. W.

Janesville. Dickerman, I. A. Verona. Dickson, J.P. Janesville. Dodge, J. E.

Lancaster. Dodge, H. S.

Milwaukee. Doolittle, W.J. Janesville. Doris, John

Milwaukee. Dorn, M. M.

Madison. Dousman, T.C Waterville. Dow, O. P

Palmyra. Drakely, s

Madison. Drury, E. W. Fond du Lac. Dunlap, s...

Burke. Andrew Portage City. Dunn, Wm....

Madison. Dunning, Abel Madison. Durkee, H.

Kenosha, Dutcher, J. A

Milwaukec. Dwinnell, J. B Lodi.

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Chandler, Sam'l Chapman, T. A. Chase, Enoch. Chase, H.... Cheney, Rufus. Children, E Chipman, A. Chipman, C. R Church, Wm. A Clapp, G. W Clark, C. M Clark, Lewis Clark, Satterlee Cochrane, John.. Cogswell, A. W. Colby, Charles. Coleman, W. W Colladay, Wm. M. Colton, S. B... Cooper, E. J.. Cornell, James. Cornwell, H. II. Corrigan, Jno.. Cottrill, J. P. C. Cottrill, W. H. Cottrill, C. M. Cory, Í. Crampton, N. B. Crawford, E. B Crawford, J.B Crawl, John.. Crocker, Hans. Crosby, J. B.. Cross, J. B Crossett, B. F. Culver, Caleb E. Cummings, Wm. Curtis, L. S... Curtis, F.C. Curtis, Seymour. Cutting, J. W Daggett, M. L.. Dahlman, Anthony. Dahlman, John. Dann, Obed Danks, E. P. Daniells, W. W. Darling, K. A... Darwin, A. G. Davidson, Adam. Davis, G. L Davis, Jno Davis, N. P Davis, S. B. Davis, W. Dean, E. B. Dean, N. W Dean, John S.

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